Annual events in the UK

January

One of the most unusual and traditional English celebrations will be held this winter from 13 to 15 January in the town North of the University town of Cambridge.

February

Mid February, York

In the IX century York for 50 years was the capital of the Kingdom of the Vikings and was called Jorvik. This period of history is dedicated to the Museum Center of the Vikings, as well as the annual February festival “living history”.

In Britain in may hosts the annual national skating Championships cheese.

Historical tournaments.

Medieval knights in the historic castles of England

Team knights XV century annually arrange impromptu battles in six historic castles of England. They demonstrate their skills in fencing, archery, wrestling and in falconry.

June

In Dorset, England is hosting the championship nettle eaters. As passes the British TV channel “sky news,” the participants of the championship will be in the next hour consume all the leaves from the stems of stinging plants.

In South Wales goes fishing Week

From late June to early July in South-West Wales is an unusual festival that includes competitions in filleting the speed tasting sushi and “Safari on the coast”. We are talking about Fish Week Pembrokeshire (Pembrokeshire Fish Week).

Historical tournaments.

Medieval knights in the historic castles of England

Team knights XV century annually arrange impromptu battles in six historic castles of England. They demonstrate their skills in fencing, archery, wrestling and in falconry.

International street festival in Merseyside, the second half of July

Merseyside is an Association of 12 cities, the main one being Liverpool. This paper will unfold the main part of the festival.

Historical tournaments.

Medieval knights in the historic castles of England

Team knights XV century annually arrange impromptu battles in six historic castles of England. They demonstrate their skills in fencing, archery, wrestling and in falconry.

The festival consistently through about 20 different themed shows: jousting tournaments, medieval theatres, musical programs, culinary festivals, sports competitions.

Caribbean carnival in Leicester

A colorful parade on the main streets of the city in early August offer XX Caribbean carnival in Leicester. Then it is localized in Victoria Park, where to morning sounds incendiary live music, people dancing to have fun and selects a king and Queen.

Lively and interesting festival of ancient and contemporary music.

Anyone can learn the bagpipes.

Festival “Robin hood”, Mansfield

At the beginning of August in honor of the most famous robber’s annual theatrical festival in Sherwood forest.

13 August, London is becoming a city lefties

In the UK and other countries will host the world left-handers day. It was first observed on 13 August 1992 on the initiative created over two years before the British Club left-handed.

Festival in Notting hill, the end of August, London

It is believed that it is the largest European street festival in the Caribbean style. In the last weekend of August, the only law in the Western part of London, Notting hill, becomes the law of the carnival element.

Historical festival, August, Sheffield

The living history festivals are very popular in Europe, but they usually focus on any one era or important historical event. Historical festival in Sheffield offers a unique journey through time, walking through history.

The beginning of August.

British beer festival is one of the largest in the world. For five days it is visited by about 45 thousand beer lovers, sampling 400 varieties of local and 200 varieties of imported beer. One of British Ales is awarded the title of “Beer champion”.

Historical tournaments.

Medieval knights in the historic castles of England

Team knights XV century annually arrange impromptu battles in six historic castles of England. They demonstrate their skills in fencing, archery, wrestling and in falconry.

The festival consistently through about 20 different themed shows: jousting tournaments, medieval theatres, musical programs, culinary festivals, sports competitions.

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